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Just like the Kennedys and their Scotch - We're two weeks from an election in California that might 'recreationalize' Pot and the Mexican authorities have captured 105 tons of marijuana.
As France moves into the sixth day of a general strike the focus is on electrical and transit systems. There may be as many as 1/2 million people marching in Paris today and polls show 70% popular support among the rest of the 'proles'.
As if that's not enough a Saudi report says the comments from the captured fighter in Afghanistan are correct about attacks on European targets... and France IS the primary target possibly due to the French regime's decision to ban females from wearing their traditional Burquas.
But it IS notable there ARE active threats to American territory...
Houston... One wonders if anyone would miss it:
"Thanks to the oil patch city’s petro-importance , “al Qaeda has been chomping at the bit to attack Houston, but their lack of capacity has held them back,” Federal News Radio remarks. [Source: CQ Behind The Lines (subscribe)]
Three suicide bombers commit a coordinated attack on the Chechnyan parliament building. There are six known dead.
In OUR WAR... Afghanistan... NATO is reporting two more soldier killed.